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Edward Scriven

(1775-1841), Engraver

Artist associated with 210 portraits
An engraver, who trained under Hertfordshire engraver Robert Thew. Thew and Scriven together produced engravings for the London publisher John Boydell and when Thew died in 1802, Scriven replaced him as engraver to the Prince of Wales. Scriven became the eminent engraver of his generation; he produced over 200 portrait engravings. He contributed to several expensively illustrated books and series of engravings, notably The Coronation of his most Sacred Majesty King George IV, published in 1837, recording the appearance and costume of those who took part in the coronation. In around 1820, he was appointed historical engraver to George IV.

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Horatio Nelson, by Edward Scriven, after  Robert Bowyer - NPG D5331

Horatio Nelson

by Edward Scriven, after Robert Bowyer
stipple and line engraving, published 1805
NPG D5331

Henry Tanner, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Suffield, after  Unknown artist - NPG D40816

Henry Tanner

by Edward Scriven, published by John Suffield, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 18 April 1806
NPG D40816

John Henderson, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Cawthorn, after  Johann Heinrich Ramberg - NPG D3249

John Henderson

by Edward Scriven, published by John Cawthorn, after Johann Heinrich Ramberg
line engraving, published 19 April 1806
NPG D3249

Horatio Nelson, by Edward Scriven, after  Arthur William Devis - NPG D5337

Horatio Nelson

by Edward Scriven, after Arthur William Devis
stipple engraving, published 1806
NPG D5337

Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D8578

Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg

by Edward Scriven, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1806
NPG D8578

Princess Augusta Sophia, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Bell, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D14842

Princess Augusta Sophia

by Edward Scriven, published by John Bell, after Sir William Beechey
stipple and line engraving, published 1 July 1806
NPG D14842

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, by Edward Scriven - NPG D10831

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge

by Edward Scriven
stipple engraving, published 1807
NPG D10831

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, by Edward Scriven, published by  J.B. Bell & Co - NPG D10832

Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge

by Edward Scriven, published by J.B. Bell & Co
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1807
NPG D10832

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, by Edward Scriven, published by  J.B. Bell, published by  J. Decamp, after  Unknown artist - NPG D46106

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

by Edward Scriven, published by J.B. Bell, published by J. Decamp, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1807
NPG D46106

Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Bell, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D14889

Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh

by Edward Scriven, published by John Bell, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1807
NPG D14889

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover, by Edward Scriven, published by  John Bell, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15059

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover

by Edward Scriven, published by John Bell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1807
NPG D15059

Robert William Elliston as Duke Aranza in 'The honey moon', by Edward Scriven, published by and for  Bell & De Camp, after  Samuel De Wilde - NPG D38575

Robert William Elliston as Duke Aranza in 'The honey moon'

by Edward Scriven, published by and for Bell & De Camp, after Samuel De Wilde
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 1 November 1808
NPG D38575

Denis Hempson (O'Hempsy, O'Hampsey, Hampson), after Edward Scriven - NPG D10568

Denis Hempson (O'Hempsy, O'Hampsey, Hampson)

after Edward Scriven
stipple engraving, published 1809
NPG D10568

Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26437

Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D26437

Rembrandt engraved as Prince Rupert, Count Palatine, by Edward Scriven, after  Rembrandt - NPG D26476

Rembrandt engraved as Prince Rupert, Count Palatine

by Edward Scriven, after Rembrandt
stipple engraving, published 1810 (circa 1629)
NPG D26476

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, by Edward Scriven, after  Simon Luttichuys - NPG D29322

Henry, Duke of Gloucester

by Edward Scriven, after Simon Luttichuys
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29322

Henry Jermyn, Earl of St Albans, by Edward Scriven, published by  William Richard Beckford Miller, published by  James Carpenter - NPG D29361

Henry Jermyn, Earl of St Albans

by Edward Scriven, published by William Richard Beckford Miller, published by James Carpenter
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29361

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29397

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29397

Charles Stuart, 3rd Duke of Richmond and 6th Duke of Lennox, by Edward Scriven, published by  William Richard Beckford Miller, published by  James Carpenter - NPG D29465

Charles Stuart, 3rd Duke of Richmond and 6th Duke of Lennox

by Edward Scriven, published by William Richard Beckford Miller, published by James Carpenter
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29465

Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfeld, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29487

Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfeld

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D29487

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